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Sneak Peek into the Sunset Celebration Weekend at Cornerstone Sonoma – May 20th and 21st, 2017

May 19, 2017

Sunset magazine is a magazine I grew up with; I have memories of my mum pulling out pages of recipes, garden, and interior ideas that we couldn’t wait to try out. We loved testing out their ideas in my childhood home, which helped to grow my love of all things interior design and the west coast lifestyle. So, when Sunset Magazine invited my friend/photographer, Elena Graham, and me for a sneak peek into this weekend’s Sunset Celebration Weekend, which is…

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Design Lifestyle My SF Travel

Sacramento Street, SF Shopping Guide

As a designer, I’m always on the hunt for unique items to bring into my clients’ homes. It’s one of my favorite parts of any project, locating furnishings that I know my client will treasure for years to come. Sacramento street, in the Pacific…

May 15, 2017
Design Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

This week, I had the opportunity to step back inside our childhood home for a “check in” before the new renters take over.  I will always love that house, but it has been years since I could be back inside.  I have to say,…

May 11, 2017
Design Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

I don’t think there is one person that doesn’t love to travel {for pleasure that is}. Why is it then, that it can be so hard to pull ourselves away from our work to take the time to plan a vacation?  With a promise…

May 5, 2017
Design Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

This week has been an action packed one, which honestly I love. I do not do well sitting around twiddling my thumbs.  Luckily, before the work week kicked off, the Mr. and I took advantage of the nice weather to explore a bit in…

April 29, 2017
Book Reviews Lifestyle

The Thousandth Floor, by Katharine McGee

My little sister, Sarah, is back with another book review, and who doesn’t want to curl up with a good book these days? The last book she reviewed, The Woman in Cabin 10, was perfect to kick off our book reviews here on My Manicured Life…

April 1, 2017
Design Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

Last weekend was filled with family time; with my younger sister living just 8 blocks away, we spend a lot of time together.  My older sister lives about 45min out of town, but she had news to share with us this past weekend and…

March 23, 2017
Design Design Tips Lifestyle

Going Au Naturale

If you are following me over on Instagram or have seen my portfolio, you know I don’t shy away from dark woods, metal, or even cement; but that doesn’t mean that’s all I love when it comes to wood tones. Recently, I’ve been pulling more…

March 8, 2017